The Midnight Bell: Love & Lust in Soho

Thursday 30th September 2021 at York Theatre Royal. Matthew Bourne’s The Midnight Bell, based on the novels of Patrick Hamilton, takes us to 1930’s Soho. As liquor flows and glasses clink in the popular local tavern, lives are colliding and intertwining as time whispers onwards. Locals rub shoulders with prostitute, actor, spinster and cad alike.... Continue Reading →

Dracula: The Untold Story – Technically Brilliant

Wednesday 29th September 2021 at Leeds Playhouse. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Bram Stoker’s “Dracula” gets a cinematic comic strip makeover in this bold adaptation from Imitating the Dog. It’s rare for a production to fulfil its descriptors to perfection, but this show is exactly as billed: “a live graphic novel”. This version of the Dracula tale is told... Continue Reading →

The Play That Goes Wrong: Perfect Chaos

Tuesday 28th September 2021 at the Grand Theatre and Opera House, York. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Mischief Comedy’s Olivier Award-winning show, The Play That Goes Wrong, is out on tour - and it’s certainly proving its position as an Olivier-winner. It’s farce at its best: a perfected illusion of spontaneous action which is as impressive in its precision... Continue Reading →

Interview: Lesley Ann Albiston Talks New Play “Chop Me Up Or Let Me Go”

Following the success of the award-nominated, sell-out show “A Slice of Eel Pie”, Lesley Ann Albiston is back with a new show: “Chop Me Up Or Let Me Go”. This darkly comic two hander centres on an abduction and promises plenty of laughs as the worlds of artificial celebrity culture and awkward reality collide, handling... Continue Reading →

Interview: Kafayat Adegoke Talks Upcoming Show “PER-SO-NA”

Perhaps most striking about Kafayat Adegoke is her unwavering and passionate openness when it comes to discussing her boundary-defying work. With her show PER-SO-NA set to play the Bridge House Theatre later this month, there’s plenty to unpick here, including what drives her to create, what inspires her to offer social commentary within her work,... Continue Reading →

Educating Rita: A Winning Return for Russell’s Sparky Comedy

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Having originally taken to the stage in 1980, this fabulous Willy Russell comedy maintains its charm forty years on thanks to the winning pairing of Stephen Tompkinson and Jessica Johnson. Rita (Johnson) is a working class woman feeling boxed in by expectations of who she should be within her marriage and how she should... Continue Reading →

Website Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: